Definitions for apparently

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparently, seemingly, ostensibly, on the face of it(adverb)

    from appearances alone

    "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

  2. obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plainly, plain(adverb)

    unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

    "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. apparently(adverb)əˈpær ənt, əˈpɛər-

    according to what people say

    Apparently, they're getting divorced.

  2. apparentlyəˈpær ənt, əˈpɛər-

    seeming to be true

    an attack that was apparently well-planned

Wiktionary

  1. apparently(Adverb)

    Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.

  2. apparently(Adverb)

    Seemingly; in appearance only.

    A man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart.

  3. apparently(Adverb)

    According to what the speaker has read or been told.

    Apparently you are quite a good dancer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparently(adverb)

    visibly

  2. Apparently(adverb)

    plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently

  3. Apparently(adverb)

    seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1399

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1034

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Adverbs Frequency: #123


Translations for apparently

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

apparently(adverb)

it seems that; I hear that

Apparently he is not feeling well.

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